Cruising

Five Islands Harbor, Georgetown, with Artemis and other moored vessels.

Back to the Sea

Learning to slow down and enjoy cruising By Laura Landis I’ll never make up the 18 years I spent too far from the sea. I …

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Sailing in Greece

Greece is the word

Planning and sailing a charter boat in the Dodecanese Islands By Van Diehl Fulfilling a lifelong dream of sailing to faraway destinations, my wife, Cida, …

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Senaca Falls Lake

Magical meander on the Finger Lakes

[x_blockquote type=”left”]Cruising New York’s Finger Lakes and canals[/x_blockquote] By Rodger Litchfield Rather than the usual weekend rendezvous at one port, William Herrick, the District 6 …

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River adventureL Chartering a boat in France

River Adventure

[x_blockquote type=”left”]The joys—and snags—of a river boat charter[/x_blockquote] By Dave Davies In recent years, my wife, Jo, and I have taken several powerboat charters in …

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Sailing around the Door Peninsula

Around the Door

Sailors circumnavigate Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula By Janelle Peotter After months of planning, anticipation and a little trepidation, Eric Perlman and I set out on our …

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North to Alaska

North to Alaska

[x_blockquote type=”left”]Using USPS know-how, a couple takes the cruise of a lifetime[/x_blockquote] By Mike Kondrat My wife Chris and I had dreamed about cruising north …

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In Transit through the Panama Canal

Panama Canal Transit

Transiting the Panama Canal details the story of one sailor and her husband who fulfill a long-awaited dream of transiting one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century, the Panama Canal. The elaborate two-day process required hiring line handlers and pilots and securing the necessary permits.

Boaters explore dog-friendly marinas

Boaters explore dog-friendly marinas

By Larry MacDonald & Fern Magnus-Brown We don’t recommend sailing solo through the Broughtons. The numerous tidal currents, half-submerged logs, kelp beds and isolated rocks …

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Two boaters cruise West Virginia

Two boaters cruise West Virginia

By Linda Mangelsdorf While looking at a map of Corps-maintained waterways in an Army Corps of Engineers office, Fred Mangelsdorf discovered a short black line …

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